Displaying items by tag: Breeding

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 15:29

LIC earnings rise

LIC says its full-year results reflect the resilience of farmers and their commitment to herd improvement.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 09:10

LIC sires named best in season

Two of LIC's artificial breeding bulls were named sires of the season by Jersey and Holstein-Friesian breed societies at their annual conferences last month.

Published in General News
Sunday, 05 July 2015 09:44

Ewe output key to selection policy

At Mangarata Farm in Wairarapa they are selecting for ewes that will ‘bounce back’ after lambing and conceive twins each year.

Published in Farm Health
Sunday, 17 May 2015 08:47

Three-way cross

Working as a veterinarian pregnancy testing dairy herds helped shape the thinking of Australian farmer Tim Humphris when he and his wife Lyndal decided to go farming.

Published in Farm Health

Passion for farming and their animals runs deep for David and Pip Fullerton, known for their international genetics work with Holsteins on their “top-performing” South Waikato farm, comments feed manufacturer Fibre Fresh.

Published in Farm Health
Sunday, 26 April 2015 15:37

Dairy breeds for climate change

With the threat of climate change confronting New Zealand dairy farming, CRV Ambreed says their tropical dairy breed may provide a solution.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 April 2015 15:09

Now is the time to decide on hogget breeding

April is the month when farmers need to make the final decision about hogget breeding for the year.  

Published in Management
Thursday, 23 April 2015 14:44

Sheep sex – not an Australian joke

Australian researchers say the reason ewes produce many more lambs of one sex in one year than in others is traceable back to their diet in the leadup to joining.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 28 February 2015 00:00

Breeding values set to change

Liveweight breeding values for dairy cattle are to improve as a result of data analyses by NZ Animal Evaluation Ltd (NZAEL), a subsidiary of DairyNZ.

Published in Agribusiness

CRV Ambreed's highest ranked Jersey bull died this month. Pukeroa TGM Manzello produced 467 daughters in 173 herds in New Zealand alone. He died from a progressive illness.

Published in Farm Health
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